Here are seven new lateral thinking puzzles — play along with us as we try to untangle some perplexing situations using yes-or-no questions.
The Rotator typeface presents the digits 0-9 even when turned upside down.
In 1897 The Strand designed a complete alphabet using three human acrobats.
The sources for this week’s puzzles are below. In a few places we’ve included links to further information — these contain spoilers, so don’t click until you’ve listened to the episode:
Puzzle #1 is from Kyle’s Hendrickson’s 1998 book Mental Fitness Puzzles.
Puzzle #2 was contributed by listener Chris.
Puzzle #4 is from listener Jeff Harvey.
Puzzle #7 is from listener Katie Tripp.
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Many thanks to Doug Ross for the music in this episode.
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